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Terracotta lamp handle

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. A.D. 25–75
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
L. 3 1/2in. (8.9 cm.)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.2010
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On handle, a palmette between two hippocamps
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 73, p. 271, pl. 339.2, Paris.

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